R Cords (16 Carrier Polyester)

A basic 16 carrier polyester cord that is manufactured to a high specification where quality is paramount. Available in white and colours to order.

The R range of small cords is manufactured from high tenacity polyester using a 16 carrier braiding machine. The smooth construction allows for a product that runs smoothly through hardware ensuring that the product lifespan is maximised while delivering high break loads. The cords are frequently used within the window blind industry, however can be used for all general purpose small cord applications. Standard reel sizes are detailed although other options are available including pre-cut lengths.

Technical Information
 CoreCover
Construction   16 plait
Material Polyester Polyester
Specific gravity 1.38 1.38
Resistance to acid Yes Yes
Resistance to alkali Yes Yes
Resistance to UV Yes Yes
Resistance to heat ^250 C ^250 C
Data Table
 CodeDia.(mm)Breaking Load (kg)
2208 0.8 16
2210 1.0  20 
2212 1.2  32 
2214 1.4 42 
2216 1.6  54 
2218 1.8  65 
2220 2.0  91 
2222 2.2  113 
2225 2.5  121
2227 2.7  207 
2232 3.2  331 
Features and Benefits
  • Smooth construction
  • Good roundness
  • Large colour range (1.4mm)
  • Good longevity